Australia is home to the earth’s oldest culture, dating back over 40,000 years.
We are fortunate to have the guidance of present day custodians of Noongar boodja to help us connect to country and go back to the source at the site of what once was the foodbowl of the South West.
Wadandi Elder and Traditional Custodian, Wayne Webb has been instrumental in providing guidance, sharing knowledge and advising on all elements of the Origins Market Project.
Wayne, along with the Undalup Association have been invaluable in shaping the project and helping us go back to the roots of the land which will house Origins Market.
Sandra Hill is well known Australia wide for her profound works on Aboriginality, spirituality and personal identity. Her art is highly sought after and displayed in galleries around the country, including our own AGWA.
Sandra is creating works that will share the traditional stories of the land at Origins Market and we are so privileged to have her knowledge guiding us through the project.
Josh Whiteland was born in Busselton and through his business, Koomal Dreaming has made a personal commitment to sharing the knowledge of his culture and lore with visitors.
Passionate about educating people about connection to country, Josh shares this connection by offering cultural awareness workshops, experiences and tours.
Lea Taylor is an award-winning Aboriginal Artist/Weaver with strong cultural connections to Bibbulmun boodja.
Through her business, Creative Culture, she offers a variety of Weaving, Art & Cultural Education Workshops to share her knowledge and connection with the wider community
We hope you enjoyed getting to know some of the incredible people sharing their knowledge and expertise with us on the Origins Market project.
This connection to culture and a returning to the source is an ethos that underpins the Market and we are grateful to be working with these community leaders.